Kaiapoi marks a day for all New Zealanders

Traditional performance . . . The Kaiapoi High School Kapa Haka group.
A colourful multi-cultural Waitangi Day family festival at Kaiapoi’s Trousselot Park on Tuesday, drew a huge crowd who enjoyed music, entertainment, activities and games. North Canterbury News journalist Shelley Topp captured the action.


Celebration of dance . . . A member of the Northern Gypsy Belly Dancers group performing at the multi-cultural Kaiapoi Waitangi Day family celebrations at  Trousselot Park on Tuesday.
Jimmy Cricket . . . Reefton visitor, alias Keith Wills, enjoys the celebrations.







Hot work . . .You Me We Us members, Shirley Cairns, left, Sara Green and Linda Dunbar, making food for the large crowd.
Colourful . . . Chinese dancers. members of the Christchurch Fellowship of Song Dance and Drama group, before their performance.
Enjoying the festivities . . . Waimakariri Mayor David Ayers with his wife Marilyn.                                 

Mongolian magic . . . A dancer from the Christchurch Fellowship of Song, Dance and Drama group.
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